What Are the Names of Some 1970s Western-Themed Television Programs?


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Popular 1970s western-themed television programs include "Little House on the Prairie," "Alias Smith and Jones" and "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams." Western-themed television programs first became popular in the 1950s.

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"Little House on the Prairie" aired from 1974 to 1983. The program followed the adventures of the Ingalls family in the American West and is one of the most popular western-themed television programs of all time.

"Alias Smith and Jones" aired from 1971 to 1973. In the show, Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the west, are offered amnesty on the condition that they stay out of trouble for a year.

"The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams" aired from 1977 to 1978. The main character is Grizzly Adams, an innocent fugitive who lives in the wilderness with a grizzly bear as a companion. Adams helps people as they pass through his territory.

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